Official Statistics of Finland

Accommodation statistics

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Nights spent by foreign tourists in Finland up by 6.5 per cent in July
17 Sep 2015
The number of recorded nights spent by foreign tourists at Finnish accommodation establishments in July 2015 was 760,000, which was 6.5 per cent higher than in July 2014. By contrast, overnight stays by domestic tourists decreased by one per cent and accommodation establishments recorded nearly 2.2 million of them. In July 2015, the total number of nights spent at accommodation establishments was almost 3.0 million, which was 0.7 per cent higher than in July 2014. These figures are preliminary data from Statistics Finlands statistics on accommodation establishments and they have been collected from accommodation establishments with at least 20 beds or caravan pitches with electricity connection.

Next release:
22 Oct 2015

Description: Accommodation statistics describe the supply and use of hotel services, and provide data on the numbers of users of these services and on overnight stays. The supply is depicted with data on the volume of room and bed capacity of hotels, use of the services is calculated as a proportion of sold rooms of total available room capacity (utilisation rate). Demand for hotel services is also measured with the number of overnight stays. Users of the services are divided into domestic and foreign tourists.
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Keywords: accommodation activities, accommodation establishments, domestic tourism, hotels, non-residents, tourism.
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Change: Population of the accommodation statistics will be extended due to the EU Regulation on tourism statistics
15 Jun 2012
Statistics on tourism concerning 2012 will be compiled in accordance with the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) No 692/2011.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Accommodation statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-6325. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.10.2015].
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